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Bank of America lied to homeowners and rewarded foreclosures, former employees say

Bank of America employees regularly lied to homeowners, according to sworn statements by former bank employees.


Snooping and spying for profit

Protecting privacy in a dangerous world will never be easy. But we'll never have even a shot at protecting it until we take the profit out of violating it.


Audio: Demanding food safety, Houston protests GMOs

Houstonians join food safety advocates around the world to demonstrate against a biotech giant they say may be poisoning us all.


Anti-Monsanto rally draws Texas protesters

BELTON, Texas (Texas Media Collective) - A misty sky didn't dampen spirits at the May 25 March Against Monsanto rally here. Local organizers pronounced themselves pleased with the turnout, which numbered some 60 people.


March against Monsanto unites global food activists

CHICAGO - Just 48 hours after the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly rejected an amendment that would allow states to require labeling of genetically modified foods, more than 1,000 people marched against Monsanto, which spends billions in quashing such laws.


Monsanto protesters demand GMO labeling

The march in Jacksonville, Florida, was part of an international effort that drew some 2 million people to similar marches held in 436 cities around the globe.


Yahoo grabs Tumblr: Will the blog site be corporatized?

Popular news site Yahoo purchased social network/microblogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion on May 20, and now many are asking:"Will Tumblr be ruined?"


FOX-y move? Koch brothers may buy major U.S. newspapers

The far-right billionaire Koch brothers are reportedly seeking to buy The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, and five other daily newspapers.


Tax Day, 2013: U.S. pay gap is biggest in the world

Last year CEOs received an average $12.3 million while the average worker took home around $34, 645.


Are corporations too big to prosecute?

These are banks, and bankers, whose failure precipitated the financial crisis, and the succeeding depression and bailouts. There have been bailouts, but, so far, no prosecutions of the CEO's.

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